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Study of War: Warlikeness and Other Characteristics of Primitive Peoples (ICPSR 5905)
Principal Investigator(s): Wright, Quincy
This study contains data on 652 indigenous peoples in Australia, Asia, Indonesia, Oceania, Africa, and North and South America. For each people, data are provided for name, geographic region, character of wars fought such as defensive, social, economic, or political war, climate, habitat, sub-race classification such as pygmies, australoid, negroid, hamitoid, red, yellow, brown, or white, culture, sub-culture, political and social organizations, and intercultural relations.
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Wright, Quincy. STUDY OF WAR: WARLIKENESS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES. ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05905.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05905.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: aggression, cultural traditions, cultural values, indigenous peoples, traditional societies, war
Geographic Coverage: Africa, Asia, Australia, Indonesia, North America, South America, Global
Universe: A total of 652 indigenous peoples in Australia, Asia, Indonesia, Oceania, Africa, and North and South America.
Data Types: aggregate data
Wright, Quincy. A STUDY OF WAR. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1965.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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